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Christened Fertisupport-HUG, the medically assisted procreation laboratory opened in spring 2016. It allows HUG’s reproduction and endocrinology medicine unit to offer comprehensive care for those wishing to have a child. This encompasses consultations, a half-day diagnostic investigation and customized treatments.
The Unit's missionis to provide care for couples who are infertile or have issues around their plans to become pregnant. They are then monitored in reproductive medicine.
The unit also provides care for patients suffering from menopause-related disorders or having issues in connection with the hormones involved in regulating the menstrual cycle: the field of gynecological endocrinology.
The HUG Gynecology Division is one of the most important in Switzerland.
It ensures that women are properly monitored and followed-up throughout their their reproductive lives and during the menopause. Its mission is to welcome the women and couples who entrust themselves to the service, with the highest standards of comfort and safety, respecting the privacy and values of all.
The service offers patients different types of consultation. The number of outpatient gynecology consultations rises to more than 46,000 per year. The units of medical oncology, surgical oncology and surgical senology (breast surgery) are committed to working together to treat gynecological and breast cancers. The Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine Unit is in charge of the management of problems linked to reproduction, infertility and the menopause. The Perineology Unit’s remit is the prevention and treatment of genital prolapses (“descending organs”) and urinary incontinence.
The Gynecology Division: ensures the education of specialist obstetrician-gynecologists, contributes to the medical training of medical students and takes part in the continuing medical training of qualified doctors.
Thanks to the strong emphasis on research, the division prides itself on giving patients the best possible quality of care, in line with not only federal, but also international standards.